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Franky Van der Elst

Franky Van der Elst is a Belgian retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder, is a manager employed as assistant manager at Oostende. During a 21-year professional career he played with Club Brugge, being regarded as a legend there and coaching the team in the 2000s, he was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers, in March 2004. Van der Elst won 86 caps for the Belgium national team, representing the country in four World Cups and retiring at nearly 40 years of age. Born in Ninove, Van der Elst started his professional career at R. W. D. Molenbeek, earning his first call-up for Belgium in 1982. Two years he moved to Club Brugge KV and stayed there until he finished his career in 1999, going on to total over 500 overall appearances with the side. Van der Elst won the Golden Shoe twice in his career, an accomplishment for an eminently defensive-minded player, he appeared in four FIFA World Cups from 1986 to 1998, only scoring once for his country in nearly 90 matches, in a 2–2 friendly draw against Norway on 25 March 1998.

After retiring at the age of 38, Van der Elst was appointed as manager at K. F. C. Germinal Beerschot. After four successful years he was replaced by Marc Brys, subsequently joined K. S. C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen. In 2005, Van der Elst returned to'his' Club Brugge, as an assistant, joining former teammates – both in club and country – Jan Ceulemans, Marc Degryse, Dany Verlinden and René Verheyen, he remained with the team when Verheyen and Ceulemans were fired in 2006, but was shown the door the following year, with head coach Emilio Ferrera. After a short spell with FC Brussels, Van der Elst moved to K. V. S. K. United Overpelt-Lommel, both clubs in the second level. Club Brugge Belgian Pro League: 1987–88, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1995–96, 1997–98 Belgian Cup: 1990–91, 1994–95, 1995–96 Belgian Supercup: 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998 Club Brugge archives Franky Van der Elst at National-Football-Teams.com Belgium stats at Eu-Football

2000 United States presidential election in Colorado

The 2000 United States presidential election in Colorado took place on November 7, 2000, was part of the 2000 United States presidential election. Voters chose 8 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. Colorado was won by Governor George W. Bush by an 8.36% margin of victory, although 7% of the electorate voted for third-party candidates. Bush won a majority of congressional districts. Nader's best performance in the state and indeed the nation was in San Miguel County where he received over 17.20% of the vote, a performance that remains the Green Party's best-ever performance in any county nationwide as of the 2016 presidential election. As of 2016, this is the last election in which San Juan County, Gunnison County, Clear Creek County, Routt County, Eagle County, La Plata County voted for a Republican presidential candidate. Bush won four of six congressional districts. Technically the voters of Colorado cast their ballots for electors: representatives to the Electoral College.

Colorado is allocated 8 electors because it has 2 senators. All candidates who appear on the ballot or qualify to receive write-in votes must submit a list of 8 electors, who pledge to vote for their candidate and his or her running mate. Whoever wins the majority of votes in the state is awarded all 8 electoral votes, their chosen electors vote for president and vice president. Although electors are pledged to their candidate and running mate, they are not obligated to vote for them. An elector who votes for someone other than his or her candidate is known as a faithless elector; the electors of each state and the District of Columbia met on December 18, 2000 to cast their votes for president and vice president. The Electoral College itself never meets as one body. Instead the electors from each state and the District of Columbia met in their respective capitols; the following were the members of the Electoral College from the state. All were pledged to and voted for George W. Bush and Dick Cheney: Bob Beauprez Marcy Benson Robert Dieter Mary Hergert Robert Martinez Ralph Nagel Lilly Nunez Joe Rogers

GreenCine Daily

GreenCine Daily was a film and film criticism news site operated by the defunct video rental service GreenCine. The site was edited by David Hudson, who developed a format that curated links to articles, reviews and podcasts. Over the course of Hudson's tenure, the site became one of the centers of the online film community. In 2009, Hudson moved the format to the website of IFC as the "IFC Daily," and to Mubi as the "Daily Mubi." Since January 1, 2009, GreenCine Daily was edited by Aaron Hillis. The site's emphasis was on original content, it included writings by critics such as Vadim Rizov, Nick Schager and Steve Dollar; the site was edited and written by David Hudson, who held in his position until December 31, 2008, after which he moved the format to a similar blog at the website of IFC. Soon afterwards, Hudson moved the format to the film website Mubi, where it became known as the "Daily Mubi." During his tenure, Hudson described the site. Though GreenCine itself is based in San Francisco, Hudson lives in Berlin and published the site from there.

Since January 1, 2009, GreenCine Daily was edited by Aaron Hillis, a film critic, one of the founders of the DVD label Benten Films and the curator of the New York City-based reRun Gastropub Theater. Under Hillis' editorship, the site moved towards posting original content. In February 2015, the blog was shut down

Meall a' Chrasgaidh

Meall a' Chrasgaidh is a Scottish mountain located in the Fannich group of mountains, 21 kilometres south-southeast of Ullapool. The mountain is centrally located within the Fannichs and is one of the most accessible of the group with the A832 and A835 roads running just to the north, it lies on a north-south ridge along with the two other Munros of Sgurr nan Clach Geala and Sgurr nan Each and it is ascended along with them. Meall a' Chrasgaidh is a rounded grassy hill which reaches the modest height of 934 metres, being the 242nd highest Munro; the mountains name translates as “Hill of the Crossing” and refers to the 819 metre col to the south of the summit, the main crossing point in the Fannich group giving access north to south between lochs a’ Bhraoin and Fannich and between the east and the west. Meall a' Chrasgaidh is made up of three distinct ridges, the NW and NE ridges both descend towards the valley of the River Droma and are used as ascent routes from the main roads to the north.

The south ridge connects to the strategically important 819 col, unnamed on maps, the col is boggy and has a small lochan lying within it. The col connects the mountain to the two highest peaks of the Fannichs, Sgurr nan Clach Geala and Sgurr Mòr; the only steep slopes on the mountain are on its eastern side where rocky flanks descend to Loch a’ Mhadaidh, these slopes are moderately angled and give a scrambling route from the loch. This eastern side shows the mountain at its best and the steeper gradients are well seen from the loch; the western and southern slopes are less steep, they are composed of grass with some heather, nearer the summit there are some exposed mica and quartz schist rocks of which the whole mountain is composed. All drainage from Meall a' Chrasgaidh goes to the west coast of Scotland, going via the River Broom and Loch Broom to reach the sea at Ullapool. Meall a' Chrasgaidh is climbed directly from the north and in conjunction with some of the other hills of the Fannich range.

There are two possible starting points for the northern approach. One starts at a parking spot on the A832 near Loch a’ Bhraoin and ascends by the NW ridge after following a track by the Allt Breabaig for two km; the alternative route starts at the western end of Loch Droma on the A835 and follows the Allt a’ Mhadaidh west for six km to reach Loch Mhadaidh under the eastern face. From here it is possible to ascend the grassy and rocky ground above the loch to reach the 819 metre col from where the summit can be reached via the south ridge; the continuation to other mountains in the group is by descending the south ridge to the 819 metre col. The summit is crowned by a 5-foot-high cairn; the view is restricted to the south and SE by the Fannichs two highest mountains Sgurr nan Clach Geala and Sgurr Mòr, both of which look impressive, however in other directions there are fine views. There is a first-rate aspect of some 15 km to the NW across desolate moorland. Around to the north are the hills of Assynt.

The Munros, Scottish Mountaineering Trust, 1986, Donald Bennett ISBN 0-907521-13-4 The High Mountains of Britain and Ireland, Diadem, 1993, Irvine Butterfield, ISBN 0-906371-30-9 The Munros, Scotland's Highest Mountains, Cameron McNeish, ISBN 1-84204-082-0 The Magic Of The Munros, Irvine Butterfield, ISBN 0-7153-2168-4 Hamish’s Mountain Walk, Baton Wicks, 1996, Hamish Brown, ISBN 1-898573-08-5Footnotes

Cantung Mine

Cantung Mine is a tungsten producer in the Nahanni area of the Northwest Territories, located northeast of Watson Lake in the Flat River Valley of the Selwyn Range close to the Yukon border. Tungsten was discovered in the area in 1954 by prospectors. Cantung Mine operated from 1962 to 1986, again from 2002 to 2003, from 2005. Production was suspended from October 2009 to October 2010; the mine owner, North American Tungsten Corporation, went bankrupt in 2015 and the mine closed in October of that year. The federal government of Canada has to clean up the site; as of December, 2017, the mine remained closed, with the possibility of being opened to process a nearby lithium deposit. As of February 2019, the mine is still closed; the original company that developed the mine was Canada Tungsten Mining Corporation Limited, with Cantung being a short abbreviated form of the company name. The small community of Tungsten was established for their families, it was an open-pit operation until 1974 when the newly discovered underground deposit was brought to production.

It closed due to low tungsten prices in 1986. It was purchased by North American Tungsten Corporation of Vancouver in 1997. Stephen Leahy, Chair and CEO, recognized the potential for Cantung tungsten production because 85% of the world's tungsten reserves are in China: "I just had to believe that at some point in time, something was going to happen -- and of course several years ago China passed a law against exporting raw material tungsten, they are moving up the value chain. They want to do the refining in the first state. Pretty soon they will want to sell you the finished goods, the saw blades, the drill bits. If you in the West have no raw material, how are you going to make those things?"—Stephen Leahy, 2007 With higher prices in the new millennium, the new owner, North American Tungsten Corporation, reopened the mine for production in 2002. The mine again closed in 2003 when the company's creditors recalled their loans, putting the company on the verge of bankruptcy. After a re-finance, the mine reopened September 1, 2005.

By November 2007, North American Tungsten stated that Cantung had two years of tungsten reserves left, but combined with its Mactung operation, the two hold 15% of the world's known tungsten. Leahy is optimistic: We've seen the price rise from $50 a unit to $250 a unit in two-and-a-half years... This mine started in the early 1960s and it has been taken care of quite well, but you are still dealing with old equipment... China used to say. A few years ago they said they had about 100 years' supply at the current rate. Last year at the tungsten conference said they were less than 20 years and they better start looking, their grade has been dropping. They haven't been reinvesting, they have environmental issues, you can't just bring a mine on in two months. Over there it takes years, their costs are rising. Tungsten, Northwest Territories Tungsten Airport North American Tungsten

Mayfair Music Hall

The Mayfair Music Hall was an English music hall-styled vaudeville theater devised and created by entrepreneur Milt Larsen, located in Santa Monica, California. This theater was designed by architect Henry C. Hollwedel, built in 1913 as the Santa Monica Opera House. Shortly afterward, it was renamed the Majestic Theater and featured silent movies and split week vaudeville acts; the theater was remodeled. The theater was modernized during the sixties. Milt Larsen, John Shrum and Thomas Heric transformed the venue into a Victorian music hall in 1972 and produced British variety shows there for 8 years; the ornate boxes and staff work were rescued from the grand old Belmont Theater, a major movie palace adjacent to the famed Bimini Baths at 1st and Vermont in Los Angeles. Entrepreneur Larsen's full traditional music hall productions featured noted actors and performers, such as Bernard Fox, Beatrice Kay, Larry "Seymour" Vincent, Toni Kaye and choreographer on The Carol Burnett Show, Mousie Garner, Ian Whitcomb, Eubie Blake, Gene Bell, English entertainer Joyce Howard, other actors and musical stars of the day.

In years it became the home for Chicago's Second City Television and The A-List. In 1974, the theater was used to film the famous "Puttin' on the Ritz" sequence in Young Frankenstein; the building is a prominent setting in Henry Jaglom's 1987 film Someone to Love, rather presciently as a forlorn theater on the verge of being torn down to make way for a shopping center. The original 1974 2-hour TV movie pilot of James Garner's hit TV series "The Rockford Files", entitled "Backlash of the Hunter", featuring Lindsay Wagner and Billy Mumy, features several stage acts and a fight scene filmed at the Mayfair Music Hall. Both Young Frankenstein and the Rockford pilot premiered in 1974. For the 1976 20th Century-Fox television film release, Sherlock Holmes in New York, the Mayfair stood in for a New York theatre where Irene Adler was starring in a production; the theatre was damaged in the 1994 Northridge earthquake, the owner gutted the building and removed all the ornate decor. The building was demolished in 2010.

Http://cinematreasures.org/theater/1984/ http://www.santamonicalandmarks.com/landmk29.html https://sites.google.com/site/wilshiremoviepalaces/mayfair Young Frankenstein Final Production Notes, 20th Century-Fox, 1974